The Specialised EWS-E Zermatt was one for the historical past books. Not solely was this the primary ever EWS-E, but it surely was additionally the signifier that e-bike racing had come of age.
World Champions and Olympians from throughout the mountain biking spectrum took to the beginning line beneath the Matterhorn to battle it out on this new format of racing. From the second they left the beginning this race would push them; tight, technical liasions, lengthy, steep descents and an unbelievably savage climbing stage mixed to make for an epic day of racing. Each gear and rider had been pushed to the max and simply getting by way of the day was an achievement in itself, however amongst all of the drama there have been two riders who shone brighter than all the remainder.